2017 Sanix Juvenile Team Championships and Taisei Cup Report by Noboru Saito


2017 Sanix & Taisei Cup US Participant List:

Boy’s Team:

Tohkon Team

COACH - Michael Mooney, Douglas Tono

PLAYER: David Capron, Chicago, IL

PLAYER: Cornel Childs, St. Louis, MO

PLAYER: Carson Furneaux, Windsor, Ontario

PLAYER: Steven J Salazar, Los Angeles, CA

PLAYER: Luke Smith, Colorado Springs, CO

PLAYER: Lucas Tatar, St. Louis, MO

Girl’s Teams:

Kitokan Team:

COACH – Eiko Shepherd, Loretta Edwards

PLAYER: Arianna Gaines, St. Louis, MO

Category: events

Taishi Judo Club 7th Anniversary Invitational Tournament

Date: 03/18/2018        Sanction Number: 18-03-03     Location: Westminster, CA    YDK: Nanka
Contact: Robert Oishi, (310) 994-6917

Roy H. Moore


Jerry Hays wrote

Roy H. Moore, Jr., age 96, passed away on 2 January 2018. He was born on 29 June 1921

He started judo under his dad, Roy H. (Pop) Moore in the late 1920s. His first dojo was Moneta (later Gardena Judo Dojo). In 1937, on a joint judo and wrestling trip from Southern California to Japan, he earned the rank of Shodan. During his youth, he had the pleasure of working out in judo with Dr. Kano and Mifune Sensei.

Category: obituaries

67th Annual Ore-Ida Judo Club Tournament

Date: 01/27/2018     Sanction Number: 18-01-10     Location: Ontario, OR   YDK: Intermountain
Contact: Joe Cox, (541) 889-6461

Scholarship and financial aid


Charmaine De Mesa has sent this information.

Shufu Judo Yudanshakai IJF Rules Clinic

Date: 02/11/2018       Sanction Number: 18-02-04     Location: Washington DC   YDK: Shufu
Contact: Tad Nalls 

Coach's Certification

Date: 01/20/2018       Sanction Number: 18-01-07     Location: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park    YDK: 50th State

2018 West Clovis Senseis Memorial Judo Tournament

Date: 01/28/2018        Sanction Number: 18-01-06     Location: Fresno, CA    YDK: Chuka
Contact: Albert Lee 

Grassroots Judo Calendar for 2018

Category: events

USJF Largest Judo Clubs


The United States Judo Federation has affiliations with a number of very active clubs. Congratulations to the Portland Judo Club on being the largest Judo club in the nation in 2016. Here is a list of USJF clubs with very large memberships. USJF is very proud to be associated with these clubs and encourage membership through active dojos in their areas.

These clubs, as all member clubs, receive support and help from USJF as and when they require it.

Category: News